VMware ESXi 6.5

This is Dell Customized Image of VMware ESXi 6.5 Dell Version: A04, Build# 5310538

Fixes & Enhancements

For fixes & enhancements, please refer attached VMware release notes

Version

Version 6.5, A04

Category

Enterprise Solutions

Last Updated

22 Sep 2017

Importance

Available formats

File Format:ISO Image
File Name:VMware-VMvisor-Installer-6.5.0-5310538.x86_64-DellEMC_Customized-A04.iso
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 336 MB
Format Description:This file contains an ISO image used to create a CDROM. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then create a CD using your preferred CD burning software.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
795b9c4fc11999d72cc41ac4725d07d9
SHA1:
4775a9d3a6df501f7f89f1bad25fbc6083d819d9
SHA-256:
21acd5d95839b1d196977780ce5352e9b16752f831d8188c5c2044c117575f7b
File Format:RBSD
File Name:VMware-VMvisor-Installer-6.5.0-5310538.x86_64-DellEMC_Customized-A04.zip
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 328 MB
Format Description:
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
d0cb410707f8d2962be8c1fcd3fb0868
SHA1:
a9f31e1c7dcc3fd2fb9cce69b3729630afa09265
SHA-256:
8a6bba6099e22e39700ee2f2444139206568d4aeb27c783c1384928e6d625864
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:ESXi_6 5-ReleaseNotes-Dell-A04.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1 KB
Format Description:This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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MD5:
e01e948c8bb9ca963673d58dc2b0f4d6
SHA1:
470595f42c1429303b6002deaaec020364b2969d
SHA-256:
7c88ec8a27676f46feffb7996d7772844132de7c26f2c8921c2f7d9f9393a54a

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Installation instructions
Download:
1. Click Download now, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save this program to disk and click OK. The Save In window appears.
3. From the Save In drop-down menu, click to select Desktop and then click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4. If a Download Complete window appears, click Close. A new icon appears on your desktop.

Installation:
To install VMware ESXi with this downloaded .ISO file using CD-ROM method, you need a CD-R or CD-RW and appropriate software to create a CD. Follow your CD writing software vendor's instructions to create a CD.

For additional install instructions, refer Installation/Deployment guides available at https://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-pubs.html http://www.dell.com/virtualizationsolutions
Important Information
Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system

For Dell Support documentation on VMware ESX/ESXi , refer http://www.dell.com/virtualizationsolutions
The Dell Customized VMware ESXi image does not include Dell OpenManage Server Administrator.
For detailed instructions to install and use Dell OpenManage Server Administrator, see the Dell OpenManage documentation at http://www.dell.com/openmanagemanuals

This image is customized by Dell which includes updated driver versions.
Dell also modifies the below files as part of customization.
etc/vmware/oem.xml
etc/vmware/support

The drivers included in this ESXi image by Dell as part of the customization process are:
Broadcom Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
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bnxtnet - 20.6.34.0

Qlogic Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
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net-bnx2 - 2.2.6a.v60.4
net-bnx2x - 2.713.10.v60.4
net-cnic - 2.713.10.v60.5
nqlcnic - 6.0.63 qcnic - 1.0.0.28
qedentv - 3.0.6.9
qedf - 1.2.13.8.18160
misc-cnic-register - 1.713.10.v60.1
qfle3 - 1.0.49.0
qfle3f - 1.0.18.0
qfle3i - 1.0.0.20
qlnativefc - 2.1.50.0
scsi-bnx2fc - 1.713.10.v60.4
scsi-bnx2i - 2.713.10.v60.3
scsi-qedil - 1.0.11.0.0818.1600
scsi-qla4xxx - 644.6.06.0

Intel Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
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net-i40e - 2.0.6
net-igb - 5.3.3
net-ixgbe - 4.5.1

Emulex Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
================================
elxiscsi - 11.2.1152.0
elxnet - 11.2.1149.0
lpfc - 11.2.156.20
brcmfcoe - 11.2.1153.13

Dell PERC Controller Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
============================================
lsi-mr3 - 7.700.50.00
scsi-megaraid-sas - 06.805.56.00
dell-shared-perc8 - 06.806.89.00

NOTE: The list of files appended/modified/customized by Dell may change during a later release.
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